BBC Four confirms third season of ‘Detectorists’

Detectorists will return to BBC Four later this year. Written, directed and starring Mackenzie Crook (The Office), the hit comedy series launched in October 2014 and follows Andy (Crook) and Lance (Toby Jones) as they arm themselves with their metal detectors in a bid to strike gold. Six new 30-minute episodes will begin filming this summer. … >

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‘Capital’ episode guide

Set on a single street in South London, BBC One’s Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices. What was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. Peter Bowker’s adaptation of John Lanchester’s novel Capital stars Toby … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 2 review: BBC drama at its absolute finest

BBC One’s Capital continues with a marvelous second episode from writer Peter Bowker. As the WE WANT WHAT YOU HAVE campaign heats up, lives on Pepys Road are irrevocably changed and tragedy strikes for one family. After Capital’s outstanding opening episode it would be reasonable to assume a slight downward spiral for this second instalment. … >

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Watch Michael Gambon as Winston Churchill in new ITV drama

ITV has released the first clip from their new one-off drama about Sir Winston Churchill set in the 1950s. Churchill’s Secret is based on Jonathan Smith’s recently published book, The Churchill Secret: KBO, and adapted by Stewart Harcourt (Treasure Island). Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) leads the cast as Churchill alongside Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) as Clementine … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 1 review: Intricately woven, mesmerising drama

Toby Jones and Gemma Jones shine in the first episode of BBC One’s outstanding new three-part drama from Peter Bowker, adapted from John Lanchester’s best-selling satirical novel. Pepys Road is a seemingly ordinary street in South London until the residents find themselves continually plagued by incessant postcards; postcards with one single message: WE WANT WHAT … >

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Tennant and Tate confirmed for new ‘Doctor Who’ audio adventures

Big Finish has officially announced that David Tennant will return as the Tenth Doctor alongside Catherine Tate as companion Donna for three new Doctor Who audio dramas next year. Big Finish executive producer Jason Haigh-Ellery commented: “I still remember the sense of joy I had when I heard that David had been asked to play … >

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Matthew Macfadyen and Romola Garai join ITV’s Winston Churchill drama

ITV has announced further casting for their new one-off drama about Sir Winston Churchill set in the 1950s. Churchill’s Secret is based on Jonathan Smith’s recently published book, The Churchill Secret: KBO, and adapted by Stewart Harcourt (Treasure Island). Joining the previously announced Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as Churchill and Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) as Clementine … >

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‘The Bletchley Circle’ will not return for Series 3

ITV has confirmed that The Bletchley Circle has been axed. Based on the lives of four women who worked at top-secret HQ Bletchley Park during World War II, the code-breaking thriller’s second series concluded earlier this year. ITV has told Digital Spy that the show has not been re-commissioned for a third series. Are you … >

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